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Conair demonstrates new water bomber at Abbotsford Airport

Conair demonstrates new water bomber at Abbotsford Airport

Abbotsford is home to a unique water bomber. On Tuesday afternoon, Conair introduced its new technology for the Lockheed Electra L-188 at the Abbotsford International Airport.

Abbotsford/Mission area leads Fraser Valley Real Estate Board in affordability

Abbotsford and Mission housing prices remain significantly more affordable than the rest of the communities in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board.
B.C.-Alberta road link to expand

B.C.-Alberta road link to expand

The B.C. government has started engineering work to widen sections of the main route from Alberta into northeast B.C., the first step to a four-lane industrial route from the provincial border to Fort St. John.

Black Press buys Cranbrook, Kimberley dailies

Black Press, British Columbia's largest publisher of community newspapers and websites, has announced the purchase of the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin from Don Kendall.
HST good for B.C., says small lumber companies

HST good for B.C., says small lumber companies

HST small business Forestry industry B.C.
Abbotsford home to Canada’s first on-farm cow-powered dairy

Abbotsford home to Canada’s first on-farm cow-powered dairy

New agricultural technology is converting cow manure into clean, renewable energy on an Abbotsford farm.
Municipalities defend business tax rates

Municipalities defend business tax rates

B.C. cities and towns still charge businesses almost three times the residential rate on average, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
Green natural gas hits marketplace

Green natural gas hits marketplace

Households can now to choose buy carbon-neutral biogas at a premium through FortisBC
Falcon urges business to sell HST

Falcon urges business to sell HST

Finance Minister Kevin Falcon says there are still many people making up their minds about the harmonized sales tax.
Foreign buyers a tiny fraction of housing market

Foreign buyers a tiny fraction of housing market

They pay more but not a major influence in Lower Mainland: report